Singer and songwriter Kelsea Ballerini received the 2019 Nashville Symphony Harmony Award at the 35th annual Symphony Ball this past December. Presented annually by the Symphony and selected by a dedicated committee, the Harmony Award recognizes individuals who exemplify the harmonious spirit of Nashville’s musical community. Congratulations Kelsea!
Nashville-based HardWin Adventures, Middle Tennessee's premier outdoor athletic challenges company, recently held its 4th Fiery Gizzard Marathon and Half Marathon in Foster Falls Park. Next up, February 1st, is the famous Black Toe Run, an all day party sponsored by Jackalope Brewing Company that is a team or solo event on a beautiful farm in Watertown, TN. See … Continued
Music City Center served as venue for the Houses of Hope Luncheon. Chaired this year by Christie Wilson, the annual event supports the wonderful work of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, building better tomorrows each and every day.
Once again, Artclectic lived up to its growing renown as a solid showcase for both established and emerging artists. This annual fundraiser has evolved into a nationally respected art show and community gathering and brings together some of University School of Nashville's finest elements: its appreciation of art, its community outreach and its volunteer spirit.
Nashvillians and visitors gathered once again to enjoy great company, beautiful downtown views, live music, dancing, culinary demos, tasting sessions and signature, soulful dishes from critically acclaimed chefs and restaurants at the 2019 Music City Food + Wine Festival Sept. 20–22. This event is a well-thought-out festival with more food and adult beverages than one can imagine!
Publishers of Green Hills Lifestyle, Brentwood Lifestyle and Franklin Lifestyle hosted an "October Issue" party Oct. 3. Local restaurants, caterers and retailers supplied creative food and beverages for the event. The new "Green Hills Plantation" cocktail was served. Three chefs, representing the three magazines, competed in a cook-off! Judges were chosen from the audience. Attendees were the true winners!
The inaugural Green Hills Food Truck Festival, with about 20 members of the Nashville Food Truck Association, recently was hosted at Woodmont Baptist Church, 2100 Woodmont Blvd. #1415. Attendees got to have fun with inflatables, music, games and giveaways in addition to great food options. PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF WOODMONT BAPTIST CHURCH
A local community builder, the 16th annual Tomato Art Fest, keeps drawing larger crowds, with an estimated 60,000 in attendance at this year's gathering to celebrate this beloved fruit/vegetable and enjoy the day’s festivities. The festival and official kick-off events are free to attend and wide open to the public! PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF KRISTYN CORDER/TOMATO ART FESTIVAL
The "Kaleidoscope Katrantzou" exhibition—spotlighting Greece-native fashion designer Mary Katrantzou—is being hosted through Sept. 22 by Savannah College of Art and Design at the SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion and Film in Atlanta. It features 80-plus designs spanning Mary’s innovative, trend-setting decade in the industry. Her garments are highly sought-after by fashionistas, collectors and celebrities alike. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SCAD
Custom artwork of Nashville-based illustrator, Lauren Rolwing, is prominently showcased at the new Warby Parker eyewear retail location in The Mall at Green Hills. A wall is devoted to Lauren's mural streetscape with sharp dressers making good use of their sunglasses. Her work has graced popular outlets, such as The New York Times, Adidas, FILA, Siemens and Harper’s BAZAAR NL.